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FL DOR – Prosecuting Criminally Based on IRS 1099 Data

Business owners and managers are required to collect and remit sales tax for transactions subject to sales tax in Florida. We routinely hear from business owners who are behind in sales tax. This happens when the business had a bad month or two in which the owner was forced ...

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FL DOR – Prosecuting Criminally Based on IRS 1099 Data

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  • FL DOR – Prosecuting Criminally Based on IRS 1099 Data
    FL DOR – Prosecuting Criminally Based on IRS 1099 Data

    Business owners and managers are required to collect and remit sales tax for transactions subject to sales tax in Florida. We routinely hear from business owners who are behind in sales tax. This ...

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  • FL TAX LEGISLATURE TARGETS UBER-LYFT
    FL TAX LEGISLATURE TARGETS UBER-LYFT

    The ride sharing industry has taken the world by storm since 2009 when UBER started the concept of “ride sharing services” to compete with the taxi industry. Lyft joined the industry in 2012, creating ...

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  • FL Sales Tax Exemption: Solar Energy Systems
    FL Sales Tax Exemption: Solar Energy Systems

    Florida is moving towards being as eco-friendly as possible. With this in mind, the state will exempt from sales and use tax solar energy systems as well as a part of such a system. Based on the ...

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  • FL SALES TAX BILL: WIN FOR FOOD/GROCERY DELIVERY SERVICES
    FL SALES TAX BILL: WIN FOR FOOD/GROCERY DELIVERY SERVICES

    The food and grocery delivery service industry in Florida should be holding their collective breath right now because they just might be handed a huge victory in the latest sales tax legislation. ...

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  • FLORIDA SALES AND USE TAX ON MACHINERY
    FLORIDA SALES AND USE TAX ON MACHINERY

    In Florida, the purchase of machinery and equipment is usually subject to sales or use tax. However, there may be exceptions (called exemptions) that allow a purchaser not to pay sales or use tax on ...

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  • FL Sales Tax Exemption: Transient Rentals Over 6 Months
    FL Sales Tax Exemption: Transient Rentals Over 6 Months

    In Florida, the rental or lease of any living or sleeping quarters is subject to sales tax. This includes hotels, apartments, roominghouses, tourist/trailer camps, mobile home parks, recreational ...

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  • New Taxpayer Favorable Doc Stamp Case - Part II
    New Taxpayer Favorable Doc Stamp Case - Part II

    Considering “consideration” in taxing mortgages, notes and other financial instruments, Part II. [i] Examining the decisions in 1701 Collins Miami Owner, LLC v Department of Revenue , Case Nos. ...

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  • FLORIDA SALES TAX RATE ON COMMERCIAL RENT 2020
    FLORIDA SALES TAX RATE ON COMMERCIAL RENT 2020

    Florida is the only state in the nation that subjects commercial rent to sales tax, which puts Florida at a competitive disadvantage when trying to get major businesses to locate in Florida. There has ...

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  • FLORIDA SALES TAX ON ONLINE PURCHASES
    FLORIDA SALES TAX ON ONLINE PURCHASES

    Have you heard someone say " If I make a purchase online, I do not have to pay Florida sales tax ." Or what about " if I make a sale online, I do not have to collect Florida sales tax." These ...

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  • ANALYSIS OF FLORIDA ECONOMIC NEXUS BILLS
    ANALYSIS OF FLORIDA ECONOMIC NEXUS BILLS

    There are two bills before the Florida legislature concerning economic nexus and marketplace facilitator laws that would require out-of-state sellers to collect sales tax on sales into Florida or the ...

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  • FL Tax Alert - New Taxpayer Favorable Doc Stamp Case
    FL Tax Alert - New Taxpayer Favorable Doc Stamp Case

    Considering “consideration” in taxing mortgages, notes and other financial instruments [i] Part I History and focus of the tax Florida imposes a tax on most real estate conveyances. Generally, it is ...

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  • New Florida Economic Nexus Legislation
    New Florida Economic Nexus Legislation

    Florida is one of the last states to adopt economic nexus sales and use tax laws after the landmark Wayfair case that came down in June 2018. Prior to the Wayfair case, states could only require ...

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  • FL DOR TARGETS RESTAURANTS FOR SALES TAX AUDITS
    FL DOR TARGETS RESTAURANTS FOR SALES TAX AUDITS

    The Florida Department of Revenue often engages in what they have politely coined “campaigns.” A “campaign” really means that they will be conducting a disproportionate number of audits in a ...

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